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1. California to allow human remains to be composted and used as soil

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-to-allow-human-remains-to-be-composted-and-used-as-soil

California will begin offering the option of human composting after death thanks to a bill recently signed into law that aims to tackle climate change....

2. Queen Elizabeth's funeral: The 'last hurrah' for Britain's longest reigning monarch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/queen-elizabeth-s-funeral-the-last-hurrah-for-britain-s-longest-reigning-monarch

Elizabeth's ceremony and procession to be broadcast globally, with events expected to last nearly 12 hours...

3. Izium - Corpses tied to stakes in mass graves

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/izium-corpses-tied-to-stakes-in-mass-graves

A new horror is unfolding in Izium, bringing back memories of the atrocities in Butcha last April. According to information reported by Reuters, citing eyewitnesses, many bodies of people have been found in mass graves, their bodies tied with ropes around their necks and arms....

4. UN investigators tasked with digging out Izyum facts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-investigators-tasked-with-digging-out-izyum-facts

UN investigators in Ukraine have been asked to investigate burials in a forest in Izyum where Kiev officials pointed to evidence of Russian war crimes, with Moscow accusing Ukrainian authorities of pushing a false narrative about soldiers who were killed in action and left behind...

5. Thousands queue for one last goodbye (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-queue-for-one-last-goodbye

Thousands of people from all walks of life filed past Queen Elizabeth II's coffin overnight as the body of Britain's longest-reigning monarch lay on display in Westminster....

6. Broken fortress discovered under 'mega-monument' burial mound in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/broken-fortress-discovered-under-mega-monument-burial-mound-in-cyprus

Archaeologists excavating an enormous ancient burial mound in Cyprus have uncovered an even older structure hidden beneath it: a rampart, or part of a defensive wall, according to a statement from the Department of Antiquities Cyprus....

7. Turkey pushed migrants into Greece, according to minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-pushed-migrants-into-greece-according-to-minister

A group of 38 migrants, including a heavily pregnant woman, have been found stranded on a tiny, unnamed island along the Turkish-Greek border....

8. Images of loss and abandonment at the Kyrenia Cemetary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/images-of-loss-and-abandonment-at-the-kyrenia-cemetary

In the center of the city of Kyrenia on the former Gladstonos Avenue, today Iskenderun Caddesi, is the Hellenic Cemetery, a place intended for the eternal rest of Kyrenians who passed away; now it is left to the mercy of the ravages of time and people....

9. Remains of men slain during coup being dug up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/men-slain-during-coup-being-dug-up

New exhumations are taking place this week in Limassol after a court ordered the disinterment and reburial of four persons who were said to have been executed by EOKA during a Greek coup in Cyprus...

10. Veil of mystery over Pachyammos excavations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/veil-of-mystery-over-pachyammos-excavations

Greek Cypriot officials were heading back to a bombing site in Pachyammos on Monday to investigate two missing person cases from the 1964 events but reportedly unrelated to Turkish bombardment, as relatives of disappeared persons keep pushing the state for answers...

11. Fotiou: 'Turkey's dmand for a two-state solution impossible'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fotiou-turkey-s-dmand-for-a-two-state-solution-impossible

"Achieving a solution that will permanently rid Cyprus of Turkish occupation and reunite Cyprus is what we should all work for," said Presidential Commissioner Fotis Fotiou,...

12. Cypriot family fears son may be dead in Mariupol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-family-fears-son-may-be-dead-in-mariupol

A young man who lived with his family in Cyprus and ended up joining Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine is feared dead, with his mother calling on the Cypriot government to help bring his body back for burial...

13. Greek Cypriots honor EOKA boy’s sacrifice

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-honor-eoka-boy-s-sacrifice

A Greek Cypriot boy who was shot and killed during a protest in 1955 was given a hero’s burial over the weekend, decades following a fight against Britain and an ethnic struggle for union with Greece...

14. CMP work on missing persons marks progress

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-work-on-missing-persons-marks-progress

The House Committee on Refugees learned about progress in the work of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP), during a meeting on Tuesday, in Nicosia, with the CMP’s Greek Cypriot member, Leonidas Pantelides....

15. Prosecutors plan for quick trial in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/prosecutors-plan-for-quick-trial-in-double-murder

Two more people have been questioned by police in connection with the deaths of two missing Russian women in Cyprus, after it emerged they had been at the cottage, while prosecutors plan to speed up the trial of the prime suspect who purportedly confessed to double murder...

16. Kids murdered in 1974 buried in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-murdered-in-1974-buried-in-the-north

The remains of eleven children murdered in Cyprus during the summer 1974 events were laid to rest on Monday after they were identified through DNA tests carried out by a bicommunal missing persons committee on the island...

17. Double murder prosecutors back to the drawing board

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-murder-prosecutors-back-to-the-drawing-board

New details suggest the main suspect in the double murder of two Russian women may be covering up for someone else, after it was reported that the shooter was far closer to the victims than previously thought and questions remained about a car passenger...

18. Judge blocks public hearing in double murder

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-denies-public-hearing-in-double-murder

The sole suspect in the double murder of two Russian women appeared on Monday in Limassol District Court behind closed doors, with reporters kept at bay in a case where his initial arrest had also taken place in total secrecy...

19. Police face criticism in double murder investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-face-criticism-in-double-murder-case

A man is being accused of double murder in the case of two Russian women, with police being criticized on social media for initially missing the burial site and officials responding that the discovery was made possible following a tough suspect interrogation late at night...

20. Two bodies found in missing Russian women case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-bodies-found-in-missing-russian-women-case

Police say two bodies were found buried in the yard of a cottage on Sunday in connection with the case of two missing Russian women, with investigators saying they believe they know who committed double murder but still no motive has been established...

21. Seven Greek soldiers killed during the invasion have finally returned home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/seven-greek-soldiers-killed-during-the-invasion-have-finally-returned-home

Forty-seven years after they were killed during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, the remains of 7 Greek soldiers were returned to their homeland....

22. Tomb raiding points to ‘at risk’ trial witness

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/grave-robbery-linked-to-‘at-risk-trial-witness

Police are investigating an apparent grave robbery in rural Nicosia, with reports suggesting a raided tomb at a Catholic cemetery could be linked to possible intimidation against a person in the witness protection program...

23. Ireland contributes 25,000 euros to Committee of Missing Persons

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-contributes-25-000-to-committee-of-missing-persons

The Republic of Ireland donated 25,000 euros to the Committee on Missing Persons on Novemeber 8th, bringing the country's total contributions to the committee to 375,000 euros since 2006, CMP announced today....

24. A secret cave was found, sealed for 40,000 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/a-secret-cave-was-found-sealed-for-40-000-years

A cave that was sealed with sand for about 40,000 years was discovered at Vanguard Cave in Gibraltar...

25. EOKA boy to get hero’s burial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eoka-boy-to-get-hero-s-burial

Greek Cypriot officials are on a quest to exhume the remains of a young boy, who was shot and killed during a student riot against British forces in 1956, in order to give him a hero’s burial...

26. Man arrested after body found in buffer zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-body-spotted-in-buffer-zone

Larnaca police went on alert Tuesday morning after a dead body was found in Athienou, with preliminary reports saying nothing has been ruled out...

27. Legal blocking tests abroad in soldier's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/legal-blocks-tests-abroad-in-soldier-s-death

The clock is ticking for the family of a dead soldier, whose official manner of death in 2005 as suicide is being disputed, with the Legal department refusing to consent to any exhumed remains being sent abroad for specialized testing...

28. CMP recovers remains of one person in Famagusta

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cmp-recovers-remains-of-one-person-in-famagusta

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) recovered the remains of one person in Famagusta on Friday....

29. Iran attacks US air bases in revenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/iran-attacks-us-air-bases-in-revenge

Iran launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East...

30. Remains of soldiers killed during 1964 Turkish bombing discovered in Pachyammos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-soldiers-killed-during-1964-turkish-bombing-discovered-in-pachyammos

The remains and personal items, possibly belonging to a number of National Guard soldiers, killed during the 1964 aerial bombardment of the Tylliria area by Turkey, have been discovered at the site of a former makeshift hospital in Pachyammos, Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou has said....

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